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Every day, IRC humanitarian workers are rescuing lives. Here, they offer a glimpse of their experiences, the challenges they face and the courageous people they meet by sharing videos, photos and stories.

Posted by The IRC on November 24, 2011
A big thank you from all of us at the IRC for everything you do to support the IRC's work. Have a wonderful holiday! more »
Posted by The IRC on November 23, 2011
A powerful MTV Act guest blog post from Torbertha Torbor, who also spoke eloquently about her journey from refugee to college student at the IRC's Humanitarian and Freedom Award dinners this year. Such a fitting Thanksgiving story. more »
Posted by Kate Adams on November 22, 2011
The audience was enthralled when Grammy winning recording artist and IRC Voice John Legend performed his hit song "Wake Up" at our Freedom Award Dinner in New York earlier this month. more »
Posted by Kate Adams on November 22, 2011
The IRC is responding to a cholera outbreak in Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp that threatens Somalis who have fled fighting and the region's worst drought in six decades. more »
Posted by George Rupp on November 22, 2011
The immense challenges the people that the IRC serves face are extraordinary. But amidst all those challenges, there is hope. See the comfort and joy you brought to families on the journey from harm to home. more »
Posted by The IRC on November 21, 2011
$150 can pay for a month’s worth of English classes that will give refugee adults the skills to read, write and have confident conversations, greatly improving their career and other opportunities. more »
Posted by Ned Colt on November 19, 2011
Farmers in Sindh, Pakistan who lost their livelihoods to devastating floods last year rebuild a damaged culvert that brings water to their rice paddies. more »
Posted by The IRC on November 16, 2011
IRC nutrition nurse Sirat Amin talks about his work treating severely malnourished Somali refugee children at the IRC's hospital in Dadaab, Kenya. more »
Posted by Bob Kitchen on November 16, 2011
Hear firsthand from the IRC’s emergency response director, Bob Kitchen, how IRC Rescue Gifts are saving lives whenever crises erupt. more »
Posted by Sinziana Demian on November 15, 2011
A child collects drinking water from the first ever clean source in his Congolese village, located on a very remote shore of Kivu Lake accessible only by boat. more »